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Design & Construction Interface Manager

Full time
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1,001-5,000 employees
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ACCIONA is a global company, leading in the development of regenerative infrastructure that creates a positive impact on society. Our workforce consists of more than 41,500 professionals, present in more than 40 countries across the five continents, all contributing in our mission to design a better planet. Are you a passionate individual who wants to make a difference, promote sustainable development, and find solutions to the biggest global challenges, including climate change, overpopulation, and water scarcity? Come and join us in building the infrastructure our planet needs to achieve a sustainable future.

Due to continued strong growth in our Western Region, we are looking to complement our team with the addition of an experienced D&C Interface Manager.

This is a senior role responsible for supporting regional design teams consisting of internal resources and external consultants. You will effectively control and manage all engineering and design aspects of our infrastructure projects to ensure the design meets all technical, contractual, commercial, and program deliverables aspects. We have a strong focus on creating a positive impact in the regions where we operate, and we are committed to building a better future for all.

Key accountabilities for the position will be:

  • Lead all engineering and design activities on tenders and projects in delivery, being responsible for scope, program, budget, and contract negotiations.
  • Prepare consultants' briefs, seek fee proposals, and manage the process of consultants' selection.
  • Manage budget, fee estimates, and commercial arrangements with design consultants to assess variations and scope changes identifying budget overruns and recommending mitigation strategies.
  • Manage the design process to ensure that all detail design is compliant with the parameters of the Cost Plan and maximise the Project's profit potential.
  • Establish, manage, and maintain a realistic design program and deliverables to satisfy contract, procurement, and construction requirements by monitoring progress; coordinating activities; resolving problems, and ensuring the timely production of design reporting information as required.
  • Manage the design-related RFI's, NCR's, design change, and closure of comments between stakeholders including Design and Construction Delivery teams.

Key Requirements for the role:

  • Relevant tertiary qualifications in Civil Engineering or a related technical discipline, combined with significant and demonstrable EPC experience.
  • Considerable demonstrated experience in a similar position working for or managing design consultants within EPC, D&C, and PPP projects.
  • Advanced Written and verbal communication skills along with well-developed influencing and people management skills
  • Problem-solving, analytical thinking, and leadership skills
  • Strong experience in planning and staging programs

What we offer

At ACCIONA, we offer a dynamic and challenging work environment where our employees can grow and develop their careers. We provide opportunities for professional development, and our team members are encouraged to bring new ideas and approaches to their work. Our company is dedicated to fostering a culture of inclusiveness and respect where every employee feels valued and supported.